Baking Extravaganza for RSPCA Cupcake Day! August 15th

Thursday afternoon we got together in the student kitchen to do some baking in preparation for the official RSPCA Cupcake Day! It has been a delicious week so far! Many students have been participating by baking all sorts of incredible home made treats to sell. All donations will go directly to supporting animals in need!

 

Thursday afternoon we made Chocolate Chip Cookies (with extra chocolate chips) and Classic Cupcakes with chocolate sauce and butter icing!!!

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We followed this nice and easy recipe:

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Once we had rolled the cookie mixture into balls and placed on the tray we added even more choc chips to the top before putting them in the oven to bake! 😀

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Whilst the cookies were in the oven we got started on making the cupcakes!

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We didn’t have a muffin tray to use, so they did come out of the oven a little bit square.. but they still tasted delicious so we didn’t mind. They took around 20 minutes to bake, which gave us plenty of time to prepare the butter icing and chocolate sauce for decorating. We also had sprinkles, coconut and left over chocolate chips to use!

Don’t they look cute? ❤ You can try them in today’s bake sale at break and lunch time along with many other yummy treats! Help us reach our goal of $300 by donating generously!!

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RSPCA Fundraising Week! 27 – 31 August

Throughout last week Lexis staff and students hosted bake sales to raise money for the RSPCA.

Tuesday through to Thursday our General English classes competed to raise the most money, with Pre-Intermediate winning themselves a picnic for raising $53 with their chocolate brownies!

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In second place we had Paul’s Upper Intermediate class raising $51 with their carrot cakes,

and Mel’s Intermediate class raising $47 with their chocolate chip cookies.

Last up on Friday we had the Lexis staff baking and selling to raise more money for this great cause (we unfortunately weren’t allowed to compete for the beach picnic)!

Campus manager Lisa made delicious vegan chocolate and raspberries brownies which she warmed up and served with vanilla ice cream

Teacher Kristy made cardamon and orange cupcakes with an orange and cream cheese icing

Homestay co-ordinator Koko made red velvet cupcakes with orange icing, Teacher Julia brought in a carrot and walnut cake,

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and I (Claire, activities and student support) made chocolate cupcakes topped with strawberry icing and a chocolate covered strawberry!

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We raised a further $82, so this combined with the $151 raised by our classes brings us to a total of $233!!!

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It was a brilliant week of sweet treats and everyone did a great job getting involved to help the animals! ❤

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The RSPCA  is a charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. To find out more about how our money will help them, or to donate more, check out their website: https://www.rspca.org.au/

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

RSPCA Charity Challenge! 30 August

This week our General English classes have been competing to raise the most money for the RSPCA, a charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection.

The class that raised the most money will be treated to a beach picnic as part of their lesson tomorrow 🙂

The results are now in!!

On Tuesday Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class raised $53 with their chocolate brownies

On Wednesday Mel’s Intermediate class raised $47 with their chocolate chip cookies

Today Paul’s Upper Intermediate class raised $51 with their carrot cakes

Making the total raised so far…$151!

and PRE-INTERMEDIATE the winners of the beach picnic!

We still have one more day left, with it being the Lexis staff bringing in the treats tomorrow! Let’s try and get it to $250 to help the animals ❤

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

 

RSPCA Cupcake Day 3 – Upper Intermediate

Day 3 of our Charity Challenge! Last but not least we had Paul’s Upper Intermediate class competing to raise the most money for the RSPCA.

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Having been a pastry chef for 15 years we had high hopes for Paul, and he did not disappoint!

Along with his class he made delicious carrot cakes ❤

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Koko, our homestay co-ordinator, loved them so much she wanted to buy a third but they’d sold out!!

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Well done Upper Intermediate, you’ve raised… $51 to help the animals!!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

 

 

RSPCA Cupcake Day 2 – Intermediate

Today was our Intermediate class’ turn to try and raise the most money for the RSPCA!

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Teacher Mel and her class baked tasty chocolate chip cookies!

One batch was slightly more cooked so they were being sold at the discounted rate of 50 cents, with the soft and gooey batch going for $2.

So far they have raised $44 but there’s still cookies left! Donations welcome until Friday 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

RSPCA Cupcake Day 1 – Pre-Intermediate

Today we had the first of our bake sales to raise money for the RSPCA Cupcake Day: https://www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au/

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The RSPCA is a charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. Throughout August they are encouraging people to have a Cupcake Day to raise money to help the animals that come into their care.

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Rather than just the one day, we are having four!! Each of our General English classes will have their own day to raise the most money, with Friday being the turn of Lexis staff!

The class that raises the most money will be treated to a beach picnic as part of their lesson on Friday!

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First up we had Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class, who made delicious brownies and decorated them with pink ribbon and cute dog stickers!

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Well done Pre-Int, you raised $51 so far!! Remember you can still donate until Friday! 🙂

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.